August 29, 2006

Chart of the Day: Comparing Disaster Spending

Filed under: Consumer Outrage,Taxes & Government — Tom @ 8:11 am

This chart should be embedded on the forehead of anyone who claims that the federal government didn’t do enough, or hasn’t done enough, to help with the recovery effort from last year’s hurricanes:

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OpinionJournal.com’s editorial on the Katrina post-hurricane disaster is here (may require free e-mail registration), and makes the salient points, including how Southern Mississippi’s recovery has progressed so much better than New Orleans’.

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  1. Yes, Mississippi has recovered much more quickly because they actually WORK to rebuild instead of expecting others to do it for them!

    Comment by Anna — August 29, 2006 @ 8:55 am

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